Russia: Activists developed an online resource on alternative service

by War Resisters‘ International

(14.12.2016) Activists in Russia launched a website informing young men about alternative service, how to apply for it and their rights when performing. In addition to presenting information on procedures, the website also includes stories by other young men who chose to perform alternative civilian service, and encourages more to choose this option. The information provided by the website includes steps to follow when applying for alternative service, list of professions that can be performed, as well as the rights entitled when performing. The website also gives information on the procedures one needs to follow when his application is rejected.

You can see more (in Russian) here:

War Resisters‘ International: Russia - Activists developed an online resource on alternative service. 14 December 2016. Published in CO-Update, May-December 2016, No. 92

Keywords:    ⇒ Conscientious Objection   ⇒ Russia   ⇒ Substitute Service